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'Biggest Loser' Star

Slams 1,000 Cal Breakfast

Before Fat-Sucking Sesh

9/7/2014 12:35 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Ajay Rochester -- who hosted Australia's version of "The Biggest Loser" -- just had 1.5 Liters of fat sucked out of her body ... but first, she bellied up to a 1,000 calorie breakfast of bacon, eggs and hash browns.


Ajay hit up Dr. Aaron Rollins Friday at Elite Body Sculpture in Bev Hills, and got something called an Airsculpt Laser Lipo -- a fancy name for precision fat sucking. We're told Ajay was 100% awake for the procedure -- no needles, no cutting, no stitches -- while the doc targeted her chin and arms.

Ajay says her ultimate goal is rocking sleeveless dresses and tops -- not that she w
as thinking about that when breakfast was served. 

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Jillian Michaels

Goodbye Job ... So Long House

(Photos)

7/21/2014 12:35 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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Jillian Michaels is a quitter ... after announcing she's leaving "The Biggest Loser" ... she's high-tailing it out of the Hollywood Hills.

Real estate sources tell TMZ ... Michaels just sold her 3-bedroom modern for $2.15M ... her asking price. Her real estate agent was none other than Reza Farahan from "Shahs of Sunset."

Pretty cool pad ... gourmet kitchen and an outdoor pool.  A little surprising ... no home gym.

We're told Michaels is headed for the 'Bu -- where gyms are unnecessary because everyone's already skinny and beautiful.

Fitness Babe Cara Castronuova

Hell, I'll Date Anyone ... For $10K

4/6/2014 12:15 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Fitness guru Cara Castronuova isn't very discriminating ... she'll go on a date with ANYONE who's willing to pay the asking price -- $10,000.

Cara -- an ex-trainer on "The Biggest Loser" -- tells TMZ she's raising money for her charity -- Knockout Obesity -- by offering a romantic evening in NYC with anyone who ponies up 10 grand.

The best part ... she's open to men and women.

Cara says she hopes to go on at least 3 dates so she can send 50 overweight kids to fat camp. She's moved by the heartbreaking letters she gets ... including one from a boy who told her he desperately wants to shed lbs so other kids will stop pinching his stomach.

So what do you get for your money? Cara says the date consists of dinner at a really nice place and then seeing the new Rocky musical on Broadway.

But here's the deal ... you have to pick up the tab for dinner ... and pay your own way to NYC.  She'll take care of the theater tix.

There could be an added bonus ... she says, "Maybe I can find love and kill two birds with one stone."

'Biggest Loser' Trainer

Super Skinny Champ

Isn't Healthy ... Yet

2/24/2014 9:24 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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"Biggest Loser" trainer Dolvett Quince still isn't happy with winner Rachel Frederickson's weight -- after she dropped from 260 to a scary 105 pounds -- but he tells TMZ, he's determined to get her healthy.

Rachel won Season 15 earlier this month ... but her dramatic weight loss shocked viewers, who claimed Rachel had lost TOO much weight, bordering on anorexic-looking.

And it appears Quince agrees -- he tells us, "We're going to get her healthy. She's going to be alright ... She's getting healthier every day."

Quince says he's still working with Rachel -- pro bono -- and has a plan to help her get better.

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Jillian Michaels

'I Guess I Need Cara to Train Me'

'Biggest Loser' Star Hits Back At Co-Star After Triathlon Diss

9/17/2013 12:15 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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091613_jillian_michaels_launchMore smack talk in the war between two former "Biggest Loser" co-stars -- this time Jillian Michaels is firing back at Cara Castronuova with some good ol' fashioned venom-laced sarcasm.

We broke the story ... Cara -- who was a trainer on the show -- ripped Jillian apart over Michaels' poor showing at the Malibu triathlon earlier this month, calling her an embarrassment.

This weekend, Michaels returned to Malibu -- where she offered up some brand new excuses for her abysmal showing (bad wet suit, bike problems, a horse?) and vowed to do better in the race next year.

Then, it was open season on Cara.

Check out the clip -- we're guessing these two ain't opening a gym together anytime soon.

'Biggest Loser' Trainer

Slams Jillian Michaels

She Embarrassed Herself at Malibu Triathlon

9/12/2013 7:51 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Jillian Michaels didn't just SUCK ASS at the Malibu Triathlon -- she was an EMBARRASSMENT -- so says her former "Biggest Loser" co-star Cara Castronuova.

As we previously reported, Michaels was a disaster at last weekend's big race -- admitting to TMZ she got beat by a bunch of people a world class fitness professional shouldn't have lost to ... including an 80-year-old.

But when we ran into Cara last night in L.A., the former B.L. trainer didn't pull punches -- telling us. "I would probably kill myself if that happened to me."

Cara said Michaels likely bombed because she didn't take the event seriously -- "That's what happens a lot with people that think they're in really good shape. They take things lightly and then they embarrass themselves."

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Jillian Michaels

The Malibu Triathlon's

Biggest Loser

9/10/2013 12:02 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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"Biggest Loser" mega-trainer Jillian Michaels shocked everyone at the Malibu Triathlon -- by totally sucking at, y'know ... being in shape and stuff.

Why choose to succeed when failure is an option, right JM?

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USA Wrestling Legend

Thank God

Wrestling's Back in Olympics!

9/8/2013 11:53 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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The International Olympic Committee just announced wrestling WON'T be axed from the 2020 Tokyo Games after all ... and one of the biggest stars in the sport couldn't be more thrilled.

TMZ spoke with Rulon Gardner -- former "Biggest Loser" contestant and gold medal winner at the 2000 Sydney Games -- who tells us the IOC's ruling made his day.

Rulon says he still can't believe the sport was ever on the chopping block to begin with ... but he's pumped "wrestling will showcase it's greatness to the world once again."

As for the other sports nixed from the 2020 Games, like squash, they're still out ... because no one cares about squash.

Seriously, who plays squash?

Dr. H From 'Biggest Loser'

Drops $5.5 Mil On Phat Pad

... Non-Fatties Welcome

8/20/2013 4:05 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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from "Biggest Loser" doesn't just help fat people with their problems -- he dropped $5.5 million on a sick mansion in Malibu ... to help folks of all sizes change their lives!!!

The good doc -- Robert Huizenga -- purchased the 9,750-square-foot casa at auction in July. But we're told the place isn't for him ... Dr. H will be using it as a wellness retreat where people (with fat wallets) can focus on making lifestyle changes through fitness, meditation and yoga.

FYI: He owns another mansion-based retreat -- located in the Hollywood Hills -- focused on weight loss. We're told the Malibu site is NOT strictly about shedding lbs.  

As for the primo pad -- five separate buildings, 10.2 acres, 7 bedrooms, 7 baths, 360-degree views of the Cali coastline, outdoor cabana, pond, and an infinity pool overlooking the ocean, according to our friends at Trulia

FUN FACTS: Before "Loser" Dr. H was the team physician for the L.A. Raiders and once wrote a book that inspired Oliver Stone's flick "Any Given Sunday."

And now you know.

'Biggest Loser'

Old Trainer Gets the Boot

Replaced By Uncertified Coach

8/18/2013 9:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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The morbidly obese contestants on "The Biggest Loser" -- some of whom are close to death -- will be pushed to the limit by a new trainer who is NOT certified in California ... TMZ has learned.

We've learned Sandy Krum -- who's been on the show since 2007 -- got the boot before Season 15 began taping this summer. He's been replaced by a young gun named Ryan Applegate.

Sources connected with the "Biggest Loser" tell us past contestants and several staff members on the show are extremely upset that Applegate hasn't passed the stringent certification test -- a test that is not required by law but one that many trainers take because it cements their qualifications.

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Quick reminder, these aren't your average Joes who are just a tad out of shape ... they're morbidly overweight people -- some of whom tip the scales at more than 500 lbs --  many of whom have extremely high blood pressure and suffer from diabetes.

A rep for the show's production company tells us, "The health and safety of our contestants is our #1 priority and the show is confident that the team of professionals they have hired to work with the contestants are qualified to do so."

'Biggest Loser' Star

Sued By Fitness Company

You Can't Get Fat Again!!!

7/8/2013 10:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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As if re-gaining a bunch of weight wasn't bad enough, former "Biggest Loser" star Tara Costa is now being SUED for porking up again ... and it could cost her a lot of money, TMZ has learned.

FC Online Marketing -- which owns ILoveKickboxing.com -- has filed a lawsuit against Costa claiming it entered into a fitness promotional agreement with the reality star ... but she didn't hold up her end of the bargain.

The deal breaker ... FCOM  says Costa -- who famously lost 155 POUNDS on "The Biggest Loser: Couples 2" back in 2009 -- had re-gained "far too much weight" in 2011 to represent the brand in photo shoots and public appearances.

FCOM says it paid Costa's foundation $45,000 in exchange for her image and likeness ... but since she got fat again, her image has lost all value to the company.

FCOM is now suing Costa for breaching the don't-get-fat agreement, demanding unspecified damages.

For what it's worth ... from Costa's recent Twitter pics, it appears she's back down to her fighting weight (or close to it) but FCOM insists the damage is already done. Attempts to reach Costa were not successful.

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Dr. H from 'Biggest Loser'

Wife Files for Separation

6/10/2012 5:35 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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The wife of Dr. H from "Biggest Loser" is dropping some serious weight -- as in her own husband -- she's filing for legal separation after almost 33 YEARS of marriage.

Wanda Huizenga filed the papers in L.A. County Superior Court against the good doc -- real name Robert Huizenga -- citing "irreconcilable differences."

The couple was married in August 1979 and split in May this year. They have no minor children.

Wanda wants spousal support. Calls to Dr. H were not returned.

'Biggest Loser' Wedding

NO BOOZE ALLOWED

5/2/2012 12:50 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0501_biggest_loser_wedding_launch"Biggest Loser" contestant Joe Messina's recent nuptials violated the one cardinal rule of weddings everywhere -- GET EVERYONE WASTED -- because booze was NOT allowed at the party.

TMZ broke the story ... the former Season 13 contestant tied the knot recently in Michigan -- and 12 other current and former contestants attended -- but the wedding party lacked a key ingredient .... alcohol.

Sources tell us ... the groom and his "Loser" guests are serious as a heart attack when it comes to their new healthy lifestyle -- so they axed all forms of alcohol from the menu (alcoholic drinks contain a lot of calories). Thankfully, we're told the crowd -- which was pretty religious -- didn't drink much anyway.

But Joe's reign of terror didn't end there -- we're told he also subbed a real wedding cake for low-fat pumpkin cake pops ... and served only food from the "Biggest Loser Cookbook" ... such as: 

-- Grilled Chicken with Mango, Thai Quinoa Salad
-- Tossed Salad
-- Fresh Fruit Salad
-- Asian Chopped Salad
-- Salad Salad

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And just when you thought it couldn't get any worse ... we're told the guests actually WORKED OUT before the ceremony.

No one was injured.

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